Multimedia Journalist, Bay of Plenty Times
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The cost to try and eliminate Aussie pest from Bay of Plenty
They might be small but the introduced pest leaves a wake of destruction in their path.
Arrangement tackles seasonal worker shortage: Good move or too little, too late?
Seasonal workers from three countries will be able to enter New Zealand from next month.
A fundraiser like no other: A cow, $2000 and hundreds of people
The Bethlehem School fundraiser sounds too outrageous to be true - but it is.
'Treat them like a bluebottle': Potentially harmful sea slug washing up along BOP coast
People are advised to stay away from the slugs and to keep dogs away from them too.
Wastewater leaks into Lake Rotorua, swimming advised against
A leak in a wastewater main near a pump station is being blamed for the incident.
Shark study sought: 'Things have changed now' says expert
Shark expert Riley Elliott wants to uncover what happens under the water near Bowentown.
Deluge to hit NZ: Where and when the rain will strike
Weather will become widespread today, with heavier falls expected overnight.
Less to bee desired: Bees create massive honeycomb in man's roof
Spring is a wild time for beekeepers in Auckland, with new swarms popping up each day.
Authorities testing crew on Brisbane infection ship; 1 new imported Covid case
There were zero new cases of the virus yesterday.
Bloomfield: Americold unlikely the source of new cluster
A worker at the Rydges Hotel in Auckland is not linked to the existing August cluster.
Brrrrrr: Auckland plummets to 1C as winter freeze grips NZ
The coldest place in NZ was -4.2C.
Emergency law: Auckland to take extra 15 million litres from Waikato River
The crisis is nearly at breaking point, prompting the enactment of the emergency law.
Weather: Settled start to Easter before cold, wet weather hits
A powerful storm is brewing and could hamper spirits on Easter Sunday and Monday.
Caught out! Fishermen snapped breaking lockdown rules
The fishermen were heard calling for a friend to pick them up from the boat ramp.
'Better than sitting on the couch': Farmer runs 64km around home during lockdown
He even managed to milk the cows twice while completing the gigantic run.
The early bird gets the worm: Cheap flights to regional destinations dwindling
Air NZ ramped up its regional services after Jetstar withdrawal from five regional routes.
Woodshed and a vehicle lost in large Queenstown scrub fire
The fire was ignited near Skippers Road, which winds through Skippers Canyon.
Injured chainsaw-operator rescued from tree in dark
Emergency services were first called to tree rescue in Northland about 5.30pm.
A tiny fruit fly was found in an Auckland suburb. NZ spent $4m to get rid of it.
'We're talking about the protection of a multimillion-dollar industry.'
Wet weather doesn't mean you can light fires in Northland
Firefighters are remaining on high alert despite periods of rain in the region.
Temperatures to drop to average following hot week
It comes after another sweltering night for some.
Heatwave: Temps set to soar into 30s, Wgtn Airport fogged in
The hottest spots are likely to be more inland today but even Auckland can expect 29C.
'Our worst nightmare': Tractor deaths shake farming community
Death of Nadine Tomlinson and her son, Angus, was community's worst nightmare, locals say.
Before and after: The tale of Auckland's luckiest lamb
Before and after pictures of the lamb highlight the difference a good shower can make.